SMS group GmbH is a global leader in metallurgical plant and rolling mill technology. We are part of the SMS group who generate sales of more than EUR 2.9 billion with some 14,000 employees worldwide. The sole owner of the holding company SMS GmbH is the Familie Weiss Foundation. A performance-based corporate culture in a strong family company with a global presence are excellent reasons for shaping your future with us.

For the Business Unit Technical Service we are looking for a candidate to assume the following post:

Senior Mechanical Specialist (m/f/d)


You are responsible for giving support during start-up and operations phase of the Technical Outsourcing (TOS) projects. Your tasks will include:

  • Compiling, managing and updating the standards and procedures for TOS site teams
  • Coordinating and supervising the start-up specialists for each project globally
  • Directly working on global projects for set up of maintenance site teams
  • Supporting the sales team for the complete sales process
  • Coordinating and participating in the periodical audits of site teams within TOS
  • Supporting the global sites for after sales technical support
  • Making direct contact with the complete global and regional TOS-REX teams
  • Working indirectly on TOS sites (start-up) to advise and prepare Ad-Hoc specialists


You hold a university degree in Mechanical Engineering or a comparable qualification. Other important requirements for the job are:

  • Several years of experience in maintenance
  • Strong and clear understanding of mechanical principles, standards, maintenance approach and workflows
  • Significant experience in the steel/metallurgical industry
  • Understanding of steel making and downstream processes
  • Experience of supervision or management of technical personnel in the field of maintenance
  • Advanced knowledge on predictive maintenance is an advantage
  • Reliability Engineering methodologies are an advantage
  • Very good written and spoken English, knowledge of another foreign language is advantageous
  • Very good communication skills
  • Strong teamwork skills and enthusiasm as well as a sense of responsibility
  • Willingness to substantial travel worldwide


Would you like to take on responsibility in an international working environment and play a part in shaping the future with us? We can offer you an interesting and varied role in a dynamic and attractive company and the opportunity to be actively involved in international projects. You will be welcomed into a friendly, diversified and supportive working environment.


Then we are looking forward to receiving your application, either online via our career portal on or by e-mail to

SMS group GmbH
International HR Management
Annette Stahlschmidt
Telephone: +49 2733 29-2280